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All the pictures ever taken are here We’ve been a bit quiet here, mostly because of awful internet access. The Airbnb place we stayed in in¬†Wormerveer near Amsterdam was marketed as a ‘business listing’, but their wifi was terrible. We … Continue reading

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On Sunday we drove from Zedelgem near Brugge to Wormerveer, which is to the north-west of Amsterdam. We’re staying here until Friday so we can explore Amsterdam and surrounds. On our way north, we visited the Windmills at Kinderdijk, just … Continue reading

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Dunkirk & Ypres

On Friday we nipped across to France to go to Dunkirk. I was going to say that we did it as a day trip, but that sounds like it took us much longer than it actually did. The distance from … Continue reading

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In Brugge

We realised recently that at least some of our travels have been influenced by popular culture. Alexander McCall Smith’s No. 1 Ladies’ Detective Agency books were pretty much the only reason we initially went to Botswana, although once we got … Continue reading

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Out & About in Rotterdam & Gouda

It seems to us that nothing is far from anywhere else in this country. When we drove from the Tulip Inn to our Airbnb place at Kandelaar, it took us less than 90 minutes, and that included a visit to … Continue reading

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We’re staying in Kandelaar, ¬†a little hamlet between Delft and Rotterdam, for a few days. Our Airbnb accommodation is in a converted stables on a farm and it’s really lovely. Modern and comfortable, with a bathroom and kitchen downstairs, and … Continue reading

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